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ADDitude's top ADD/ADHD experts answer readers' questions about parenting children with, and about adults living with, ADD/ADHD.« Recent Blog Posts
Archives: March 2011
posted: Thursday March 31st - 11:00am
Office Organization: No More Clutter at Work!
"I've been living with adult ADD for over two decades," one reader tells us. "I have limited desk space at work and no wall space for posting reminders about upcoming deadlines. What can I do to get organized?"
posted: Tuesday March 29th - 6:00pm
When Loved Ones Refuse ADD/ADHD Diagnosis, Treatment
How to help someone you care about -- and suspect has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) -- get a diagnosis and seek treatment -- even if she is hesitant to help herself!
posted: Tuesday March 22nd - 7:00am
Explaining an ADHD Diagnosis to a Child
One reader asked, "How and when do I tell my 11-year-old child she has ADD?"
posted: Thursday March 17th - 1:00pm
Is This Parenting Style Too Strict for Our ADHD Child?
"Thanks to medicine, schedules, and caring teachers, my 6-year-old is doing well at school and is making friends," one reader tells us. "But I'm concerned about her dad's parenting style (we're divorced), which seems harsh for a young child."
posted: Tuesday March 15th - 9:00am
Trouble Falling Asleep for ADHD Adults
"My partner needs to watch TV or listen to music using earphones until he feels he can fall asleep (usually well after midnight)," one reader tells us. "He says the stimulation makes him sleep better, but he struggles to get up in the morning. Do you have any suggestions?"
posted: Thursday March 10th - 11:30am
Does the ADA Protect ADHD Adults at Work?
Learn how the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) can protect you on the job. Plus, these small tweaks can help you manage your symptoms.
posted: Tuesday March 8th - 11:00am
Should We Bring a Child Into Our ADHD Household?
"My husband has been diagnosed with ADHD, and we are planning to start a family soon," one reader writes us. "My big concern is bringing a child into our household, which is like a roller-coaster ride. Though my husband is well-intentioned, his moods and actions are unpredictable, and he's easily distracted. He has many qualities that will make him a great father, but I'm unsure about what to expect once a child arrives."
posted: Thursday March 3rd - 6:30pm
Get More Done: 3 Expert-Recommended Tips
ADHD-friendly solutions for making tackling big projects more manageable -- and bearable.
posted: Tuesday March 1st - 2:30pm« The Experts's blog
Online-Dating Tips for ADD Adults
"After introducing myself on an online-dating website, I'm lost," one reader tells us. "I'm shy, and my adult ADD makes me feel like I'm revealing too much -- or worse, that my profile screams, 'I'm a freak.' Am I being self-conscious? How can I come across as an acceptable date -- both online and in person?"
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